Jim Olson

Chief Operating Officer

Jim has 35 plus years of hospitality management experience that has allowed him to demonstrate critical management and development skills that has resulted in clearly measurable, sustainable financial successes for ownership. These leadership skills have propelled his management teams to be nationally recognized in the areas of excellence for quality, guest services and visionary product development. He was a partner and Senior Vice President of Operations with World Village Management (WVM) for 24 years. That group created and launched the Holiday Inn SunSpree Resorts and Holiday Inn Family Suites brands for the InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG). During that time, they created and nurtured the KidSuites concept, and then developed the Nick Hotel brand relationship with Nickelodeon Networks. The Holiday Inn Family Suites was awarded the “Best Overall Hotel” award by IHG’s “Priority Rewards” Club Members every year that it was eligible. Jim joined Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO) and assumed the Assistant Resort Managers position at Wyndham Bonnet Creek. That Resort is the 1139-unit flagship of WVO. A year later he was promoted to the Resort Manager’s position at Wyndham Cypress Palms. In his current post, Jim leads resort operations in the mixed-use timeshare/whole ownership vacation property management segment of the lodging industry.